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Geography of Home

Geography of Home

Writings on Where We Live
Princeton Architectural Press

By Akiko Busch


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Geography of Home has been hailed as "an appealing, insightful collection of musings on the architecture, psychology, and history of house and home in America" (Kirkus). Now available in paperback, Geography of Home reminds us that the house is home to many things. Far more than four walls and a roof, it contains our private and public lives, our families, our memories and aspirations, and reflects our attitudes toward society, culture, the environment, and our neighbors.
In a literary tour of the spaces of our homes, noted design essayist Akiko Busch reflects on how we define such elusive qualities as privacy, security, and comfort. Part social history, part architectural history, part personal anecdote, this rich and delightful book uncovers the hidden meanings of the place we call home.

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Size: 4-3/4 x 7 in;
Pages: 164 pp;
Format: Paperback
Publication: July 2003
ISBN: 9781568984292
ISBN10: 1568984294
Akiko Busch is a contributing editor at Metropolis.